Special thanks to HAL guests Angela and Ned O’Connor for sending in this great post and beautiful photos from their Viking Cruise on Maasdam. The 35-day Viking Cruise in the summer, round-trip from Boston, was more than a cruise! It was an amazing adventure each and every day. Every port has its own charm and… read more of “Capturing the…”
On August 14, Maasdam had another HAL U Graduation ceremony for 22 leaders and supervisors. With all these completions, this nearly puts Maasdam on a 100% compliance for the training program. Congrats to all graduates!! Jaime de Castro-van der Loo is Maasdam’s human resources manager.
Maasdam received a special delivery of locally harvested lobster when the ship called at Bar Harbor, Maine, Aug. 17 and 19. The fresh-off–the-boat lobster was delivered to the 1,258-passenger cruise ship by local supplier Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound, a 50-plus-year-old family business based in Trenton, Maine. The two deliveries consisted of approximately 30 crates each,… read more of “Maasdam’s…”
Here are some pictures of Maasdam in the area of IJmuiden. Enjoy!
On August 2, Maasdam made her inaugural call at Southampton, England, where a plaque exchange ceremony took place. Jaime de Castro-van der Loo is Maasdam’s human resources manager.
On July 27, Maasdam had her call in beautiful Geiranger, Norway, where a plaque exchange took place. Jaime de Castro-van der Loo is Maasdam’s human resources manager.
During Maasdam’s port of call in Southampton, 48 of Maasdam’s crewmembers got to enjoy a trip to Stonehenge. The great and ancient stone circle of Stonehenge is unique; an exceptional survival from a prehistoric culture. The monument evolved between 3000BC and 1600BC and is aligned with the rising and setting of the sun at the… read more of “Maasdam Crew Tour…”
On Maasdam’s call at Reykjavik, 70 Maasdam crew members got to get off the ship to enjoy a warm and relaxing afternoon in Iceland’s most famous of geothermal spas, the Blue Lagoon. We all enjoyed bathing in the geothermal seawater, known for its positive effects on the skin, and also took advantage of the white… read more of “A Relaxing Day for…”